biographies

Biographies of Karl Marx - reading guide

My life

August Bebel

Ferdinand August Bebel (22 February 1840 – 13 August 1913) was a German socialist politician, writer, and orator. He is best remembered as one of the founders of the Social Democratic Workers' Party of Germany (SDAP) in 1869, which in 1875 merged with the General German Workers' Association into the Socialist Workers' Party of Germany (SAPD). During the repression under the terms of the Anti-Socialist Laws, Bebel became the leading figure of the social democratic movement in Germany and from 1892 until his death served as chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany.

Weigand, Heinrich (1909-1971)

Dachau camp card for Weigand

A short biography of German anarchist Heinrich Weigand, who suffered more than 11 years in Nazi prisons and concentration camps.

Anarchism in Bulgaria

Short history on the life of Aleksander Nakov, committed Anarchist and Esperantist who lived and worked in Bulgaria.

Ensinger, Doris (1944-2020)

Doris with Luis

A short biography of German anarchist Doris Ensinger.

Carlo Cafiero- a brief life

Carlo Cafiero

The following biography appears in the Anarchist Communist Group edition of Carlo Cafiero's Compendium of Capital, which has just been published.

Nikolai Tuzov and the anarchist underground in Vyksa

Sovetskaya St, Nizhny Novgorod - 1920s

A short account of the activities of anarchist Nikolai Tuzov and the anarchist underground

Nemeritsky, Boris Grigorievich (1902- 1937)

Nemeritsky, second from right, Lidia to his left

A short biography of Boris Nemeritsky, active in the anarchist underground

Olonetsky, Alexei Alexeivich (1893-1964) aka Sadikov, Sadikov-Olonetsky

Olonetsky

A short biography of Alexei Olonetsky, Maximalist then anarchist

Torgasheva, Tatiana Tikhonovna (1885-1919)

Tatiana Torgasheva

A short biography of Tatiana Torgasheva, fighter for women's liberation, Bolshevik then anarchist communist